Singapore economy

Growth doubts linger as Singapore thinly skirts technical recession

SINGAPORE'S economy looks to have barely budged in the third quarter, in a Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) flash estimate, as the gross domestic product (GDP) inched up by just 0.1 per cent...

Technical recession or not, underlying factors matter more

SINGAPORE'S narrow escape from recession in the third quarter may be good news for consumer sentiment, but it is arguably more productive to focus on specific aspects of the economy, rather than...

Singapore Q3 GDP up by 0.1% in MTI flash data in close shave for recession fears

THE Singapore economy may have narrowly avoided a technical recession in the third quarter, according to flash estimates from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday.

Silver linings in the clouds

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What has been the impact, if any, of the economic downturn on your business or industry? Should there be support measures for the Singapore economy at this stage?

August retail sales fall 4.1% from last year

Takings at the till fell for the seventh straight month in August, with sales for pricey items like cars taking an especially big hit.

Singapore is world's most competitive economy: WEF

SINGAPORE is the world's most competitive economy, according to an updated global league table.

SMEs must press on with global plans: ESG

DESPITE a global growth slowdown and disruption from trade tensions, Kathy Lai, the deputy chief executive of government agency Enterprise Singapore (ESG), is still urging companies to expand...

Singapore seen narrowly dodging recession in Q3, MAS to ease: poll

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's economy likely escaped a technical recession in the third quarter even as growth stayed subdued, weighed down by the prolonged trade dispute between the United States and...

Singapore cannot jump the gun on economic bail-out

WITH factory output and exports falling year on year, business sentiment darkening and gross domestic product (GDP) growth grinding to a halt, no one would say that the Singapore economy is in tip...

Full steam ahead for 5G trials, but factories here still cautious

SMART manufacturing is among Singapore's six strategic clusters for 5G development, with S$40 million in funding set aside for it in June.

Singapore hasn't entered recession yet: Indranee

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's economy probably hasn't slid into recession yet, though the government is monitoring conditions closely and will step in with support measures if needed, said Indranee...